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Gas prices rise 19 cents in past month

MONTGOMERY — AAA reports the statewide average price for a gallon of regular has risen about 21 cents in the past month.

The statewide average for regular is $1.74 Monday.

The national average for regular is ten cents higher.

The statewide average for midgrade and premium fuels also rose to $1.85 and $1.91, respectively.

AAA said Mobile and Huntsville each tied for the highest metro average for regular at $1.76. It was cheapest in Montgomery at $1.71 a gallon.